Subject: Re: modular work
To: Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/17/2005 22:53:29
On Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 09:13:22AM +0200, Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai wrote:
> -On [20051016 21:54], Jaromir Dolecek ( wrote:
> >> Yes, there are a lot of packages in GNOME, but IMHO, it's better.
> >> Everything is more modular, which is a good thing for applications: they
> >> can have a clean dependency tree without pulling in "bloat".
> >
> >This saving is mostly theoretical. Even if there would be some
> >minor space-saving, the Gnome case pretty much shown that such
> >spitted system gets out of control very quickly.  Don't make same
> >mistake, please.
> Most of the time when you look at the gnome applications their chain of
> dependencies pulls in the whole kit and kaboodle anyway, thus negating any
> possible advantage of splitting things up.
> Is that what you meant Jaromir?

Yes - thanks :)

Jaromir Dolecek <>  
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